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Ginger Tea

Ginger tea and it's benefits
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 40kcal
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • 1 large ginger root
  • 1 lemon
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons raw honey or agave nectar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  • Peel the ginger root and then cut into slices. Fill saucepan with 5 cups if water and add the ginger.
  • Bring to a boil and then simmer for 30 minutes. 
  • Strain the ginger and pour the tea into 2 mugs. Squeeze lemon into each mug and add a pinch of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon of honey to each glass. (Honey is optional)

Notes

  • Peel skin off ginger with a knife or vegetable peeler. You can freeze any leftover ginger. Store in a freezer safe bag.
  • The longer you boil the ginger and water, the stronger the tea will be.
  • Don't like hot tea? Let the tea cool and then poor over ice for a refreshing drink. 

Nutrition

Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin C: 34.7% | Calcium: 3.3% | Iron: 1.8%